The Hotline Believes Abuse is Never Acceptable

You’ve probably been hearing about Ray Rice, the 27-year-old running back for the Baltimore Ravens. Rice has recently been charged with aggravated assault (a felony) against his fiancée, Janay Palmer. Here at the hotline, we’ve been watching Rice’s case unfold. No matter what happens with this individual case, we wanted to take this opportunity to reiterate that violence within a relationship is NEVER acceptable.

I See DV as Unacceptable

Tonya Turner, Director of Legal Services at Break the Cycle, tells us about her work with LGBTQ dating abuse.

1is2Many Campaign PSA

On June 21, the White House unveiled a PSA supporting Vice President Biden's 1is2Many campaign, a landmark effort to end dating violence.
National Domestic Violence Hotline Blog

What Makes Teen Dating Abuse Unique

Teen dating abuse can be as serious and scary as violence within an adult relationship. The abuse faced by teens can manifest itself in a variety of forms including physical, verbal and digital.

On the Lines- loveisrespect, September 2010

"My caller was 15 years old, in her first dating relationship. A friend of hers had sent her a link in a Facebook message: 'Does Your Relationship Need a Make-Over?' She had taken the quiz, and the results were a little disturbing for her."